School of Education

Centers and Support Offices

  • Academy for Co-Teaching & Collaboration
    St. Cloud State has created, implemented and researched a new approach to student teaching utilizing a co-teaching model. The St. Cloud State Academy for Co-Teaching and Collaboration is a leader in providing resources and training opportunities. 
  • Ignite Center
    The Ignite Center works to maximize teacher effectiveness and increase student achievement through collaboration with P-12 school districts and St. Cloud State Teacher Preparation programs. The Center provides support for St. Cloud Teacher Education graduates, as well as new teachers in member districts, in their first three years of teaching.  Support is provided through New Teacher Workshops, instructional coaching and professional development resources. These same services are provided to non-member districts for a fee. 
  • Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams (MTLE) Center
    The MTLE Center supports St. Cloud State students and alumni preparing for teacher licensure exams. Services include exam registration help, access to study materials and online resources, workshops, accommodation request support, and tutoring.

  • Office of Clinical Experiences (OCE)
    The Office of Clinical Experiences partners with area school districts to secure quality field experience and student teaching placements for teacher candidates in the School of Education, in preparation for their roles as future educators. OCE is responsible for providing approximately 850 teacher candidates per semester with over 1,000 field and student teaching placements, in partnership with area school districts.